Diana Cashin selected for Catford South

08 March, 2021

Diana Cashin selected for Catford South

Catford resident Diana Cashin has been selected as the Lib Dem candidate to fight the by-election on 6 May. In the 23 years she has lived in the ward Diana has become known as an active campaigner on issues that affect the area, working closely with residents’ associations.

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Margot Wilson selected for Sydenham

08 March, 2021

Margot Wilson selected for Sydenham

Margot Wilson has been selected as the Lib Dem candidate to fight the Sydenham by-election on 6 May. Margot, a former teacher of French and English to Speakers of Other Languages, moved to Sydenham in 2011 to be near her family. She appreciates the lively arts scene in Sydenham and is a strong s...

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Update on Lee Green's LTN and the school street fiasco

07 March, 2021

Update on Lee Green's LTN and the school street fiasco

Transparency is not a virtue of Lewisham’s Labour Council. Anyone reading their Commonplace email sent on 1 March about making our streets safer for children might be forgiven for thinking that they plan to introduce school streets near St Winifred’s RC School, Trinity CofE Secondary School, Tri...

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Lewisham Look-In: Bird feeders

31 January, 2021

Lewisham Look-In: Bird feeders

At our second ‘Lewisham Look-In’ several families joined Janet in making Bird Feeders and mixing up a filling for the birds to enjoy. A big drum roll for everyone who took part and to Lila and Hannah for painting the title card. Have a look at some of the results, and try it yourself with the ...

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Toast to the NHS

27 January, 2021

Each year at our Burns Supper toasts to the Lassies and Lads are part of the tradition, this year Alex Feakes combined both toasts in this tribute to the NHS.

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Lewisham Look-In

14 December, 2020

Lewisham Liberal Democrats members recently took part in some socially distanced festive activities to learn about making Christmas cards and Gingerbread biscuits. We provide the steps (and some photos of the results!) in the article below.

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Delay over Fire Door Replacements

01 December, 2020

Delay over Fire Door Replacements

Concern has been expressed that many fire doors in Lewisham Council owned housing stock fail to meet fire safety requirements. A report to the Council’s Housing Committee in December 2018 stated that over 9,000 properties had Front Entrance Doors (FED) which did not consistently meet the 30 minu...

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Low Traffic Neighbourhood Scheme 26th November Update

29 November, 2020

Low Traffic Neighbourhood: SUCCESS! Following lobbying by Lib Dem campaigner, Karen Pratt, the Council has replaced the key-operated barrier on Leahurst Rd with a camera. However, the two planters have been retained and the description of the filter on the Council’s website doesn’t match their r...

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Low Traffic Neighbourhood Scheme November Update

01 November, 2020

Low Traffic Neighbourhood Scheme November Update

164 public questions were submitted to the Lewisham Council meeting on 21 October and a majority of these were about the LTN. It should be noted that all references but one to the Liberal Democrats (in the context of our survey report) were replaced by 'a political party'! The Council held a pub...

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Low Traffic Neighbourhood Scheme Update

18 October, 2020

Lewisham Council have announced some changes to the Lewisham and Lee Green Low Traffic Neighbourhood schemes. For details of these changes please see: Lewisham Council: Changes to Lewisham and Lee Green Low Traffic Neighbourhood Announced. We welcome the fact that the Mayor has taken note of the ...

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